Hostels in Alessandria, Italy

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Get to know Alessandria (no more "I wish I knew this before")

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Alessandria, the “land of castles, villas, and ancient noble abodes,” is a city along the south-eastern edge of Piedmont, Italy. Featuring a unique blend of both medieval urban design and modern Italian architecture, Alessandria is a fascinating place for travelers looking to experience a piece of history.

The city is host to a range of accommodation options. Hostels can be found in some of Alessandria’s older districts, but the city also boasts elegant boutique hotels, bed and breakfasts, and extravagant resorts. Larger families and groups are welcome at Alessandria’s hostels, or rental homes can be booked for those looking for a little more privacy.

Ancient walls surround the city, making it easy for tourists to get out and explore some of the highlights of Alessandria’s rich history. Cyclists can take advantage of storage and maintenance opportunities provided by a hostel in Alessandria’s historic city center after enjoying a ride around the city – stopping at attractions like the Cathedral of St. Pietro, The Science Museum and Planetarium, and the Gambarina Ethnographic Museum. Historians, especially, will love exploring Spinetta Marengo, the location of one of Napoleon’s most famous battles.

Cuisine is another unique attraction in Alessandria. Lovers of Italian food can indulge in the rich and intoxicating flavors crafted by the experienced chefs at Alessandria’s many restaurants – particularly traditional recipes highlighting ingredients like truffles and mushrooms, braised beef, and cheese. Piedmont is also known for rare wines, making Alessandria a perfect destination for tourists who are looking to experience some of the best wine Italy has to offer.

Alessandria is only 125km from Milan Malpensa Airport, and connects to both Germany and the Netherlands via major roadways. With frequent trains in and out of the city, Alessandria provides travelers with plenty of opportunities to explore the surrounding country – the Alps, lakes, and seaside of Piedmont – making Alessandria a great stop for backpackers who are hoping to experience everything Europe has to offer.

Written by local enthusiast for Alessandria hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Alessandria hostels Jakob Lombardi

FAQ about Alessandria Hostels

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Il Chiostro Hostel & Hotel is the best rated hostel in Alessandria for female solo travellers. compares prices for 2 hostels in Alessandria, Italy.

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Your Packing List for Alessandria

Your Packing List for Alessandria

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Alessandria Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Alessandria, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
2 Total number of hostels
1 Party hostels in Alessandria
Ostello Voltaggio is the best rated
4.6 Average rating of all hostels

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